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Rabbit farming is now becoming popular in India. Rabbits are being raised for both making profit and as a pet. Rabbits, being small sized animal require less space, feed, care and management. Rabbit farming in India can also be a great source of income and employment. Unemployed educated young people can create an income and employment opportunities by raising rabbits commercially. But there is dearth of good books on rabbit production management under Indian conditions. This book is an easy-to-use handbook of scientifically proven, field-tested methods to improve management skills of rabbit owners. The book “Rabbit Production Management” has been compiled in seven main chapters dealing with general information about rabbits, rabbit breeds, feeding management, reproduction and breeding management, housing management, health management and economic feasibility of rabbit farming and is written in the simplest and lucid form. The present book can serve as a text book on rabbit management and will be highly useful for undergraduate / postgraduate students of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, scientists / research workers, academicians, rabbit pet lovers and rabbit farmers.
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Title Rabbit Production Management Table of Content Preface. About the Authors. General considerations of rabbits, Origin and domestication of rabbit, Taxonomy, Differences between hare and rabbit, Related terminologies, World rabbit production, Advantages of rabbit farming, Constraints of rabbit farming, Morphology of rabbit, Handling of rabbits, Handling of rabbits during transport, Digestive system, Male reproductive system, Female reproductive system, Respiratory system. Breeds of rabbits, Classification of rabbit breeds, Alaska, Angora, Argente, Belgian Hare, Beverans, Californian, Dutch, Flemish Giant, Harlequin, Havana, Himalayan, Lilac, Lop, Marten, Netherland Dwarf, Newzealand White, Palomino, Polish, Rex, Rhinelander, Sable, Satin, Siberian, The Fox, Thrianta, Vienna. Nutrition and feeding management, Digestion of rabbit, Feed resources for rabbits, Roughages, Concentrate. Nutrient requirements: Carbohydrate, Protein, Fat, Water, Vitamins, Minerals. Basic principles of rabbit feeding, Feeding of different categories of rabbit, Feeding of kits upto weaning, Feeding of young rabbits, Feeding of pregnant and lactating rabbits, Feeding dry does and breeding bucks. Formulation of pellet feed for rabbits. Reproduction and breeding management, Male gonad development, puberty and sperm production, Female gonad development, puberty and oestrous cycle, Sexual behaviour and mating, Fertilization, Pseudopregnancy, Pregnancy, Pregnancy diagnosis, Post partum breeding, Breeding cycle of rabbit, Kindling, Management of doe around kindling, Management of kits after birth, Identification, Sexing, Weaning, Selection of breeding rabbit, Breeding system, Housing management, Basic requirements of rabbit housing, Housing environment, Ambient temperature, Relative humidity, Ventilation, Lighting, Noise, Constructional details, Floor, Roof, Wall, Housing systems, Wooden/concrete cages with litter, Wooden/concrete cages without litter, Outdoor colony system, Morant hutch, Wire cage, Flat deck cage, Californian cage, Inclined slope battery cage, Compact battery cage, Feeding and watering equipments, Inverted water bottle drinker, Automatic drinker, Nipple drinker, Nest or kindling box, Passage for movement, Feed storage. Health management: Bacterial diseases, Pasteurellosis, Salmonellosis, Colibacillosis, Tyzzer’s disease, Enterotoxaemia, Tularemia, Tryponematosis, Pseudo tuberculosis or Yersiniosis, Staphylococcosis, Viral diseases, Myxomatosis, Fibromatosis, Papillomatosis, Pox, Herpesvirus infection, Rabbit haemorrhagic disease, Fungal diseases, Dermatophytosis, Aspergillosis, Parasitic diseases, Coccidiosis, Encephalitozoonosis, Cryptosporidosis, Helminthiasis, Nematodiasis, Cestodiasis, Trematodiasis, Psoroptic mange infestation, Fur mite infestation, Sarcoptic mange, Disease caused by lice, Disease caused by fleas, Miscellaneous diseases, Traumatic vertebral fracture, Tricobezoars or hair balls, Mucoid enteropathy, Shock disease, Sore hock, Heat prostration or heat stroke, Moist dermatitis or slobbers or wet dewlap, Malocclusion or mandibular prognathism, Splay leg, Prevention and control of rabbit diseases. Economics of rabbit farming, References and further reading. Index Page No. 200 Author's Name Kalyan Sundar Das and Nityananda Das Publisher Studium Press India Pvt Ltd Year Of Publication 2014 ISBN 10 No ISBN 13 978-93-80012-64-3 About The Book No Binding type No Book Size(len) No Series No book size(hei) 8.5 Book size width 5.5 Edition 1st
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